Museums surviving the summer
Broadcast: Midmorning, 06/28/2007, 10:06 a.m.
With schools out, art museums compete with lots of other entertainment options for visitors. Some use a version of the movie summer blockbuster to lure patrons, but is that in the best interest of the museum?
- David Carrier: Champney Family professor of Art History at Case Western Reserve and the Cleveland Institute of Art. His book is "Museum Skepticism: A History of the Display of Art in Public Galleries."
- Mark Stansbury-O'Donnell: Art history professor at St. Thomas University.
- Diane Mullin: associate curator, Weisman Museum of Art.